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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
BRE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
58% of the 593 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. BRE: 0.01 )
BRE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.39
Current: 0.01

0
0.39
Equity to Asset 0.49
BRE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 628 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. BRE: 0.49 )
BRE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 0.76
Current: 0.49

0.31
0.76
Interest Coverage 1.55
BRE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. BRE: 1.55 )
BRE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 5.52
Current: 1.55

0.06
5.52
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.60
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 28.45
BRE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 628 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 40.21 vs. BRE: 28.45 )
BRE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.16   Max: 65.05
Current: 28.45

2.16
65.05
Net-margin (%) 50.94
BRE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 629 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 35.06 vs. BRE: 50.94 )
BRE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 23.26   Max: 64.98
Current: 50.94

23.26
64.98
ROE (%) 10.43
BRE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 629 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.45 vs. BRE: 10.43 )
BRE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.18   Max: 19.35
Current: 10.43

4.18
19.35
ROA (%) 5.06
BRE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 632 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. BRE: 5.06 )
BRE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.69   Max: 11.46
Current: 5.06

1.69
11.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.82
BRE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 538 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.16 vs. BRE: 2.82 )
BRE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 5
Current: 2.82

0.15
5
Revenue Growth (%) 7.70
BRE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 529 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. BRE: 7.70 )
BRE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -8.8   Max: 20.7
Current: 7.7

-8.8
20.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 20.30
BRE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 484 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. BRE: 20.30 )
BRE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -17.6   Max: 25.5
Current: 20.3

-17.6
25.5
» BRE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

BRE Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Eric Mindich 472,500 sh (+237.5%)
Chris Davis 816,988 sh (+19.13%)
Louis Moore Bacon 250,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 54,700 sh (-0.73%)
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Q3 2013

BRE Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 1,094 sh (New)
Eric Mindich 612,500 sh (+29.63%)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 53,800 sh (-1.65%)
Chris Davis 245,634 sh (-69.93%)
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Q4 2013

BRE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 6,591 sh (+502.47%)
Eric Mindich 1,551,510 sh (+153.31%)
Louis Moore Bacon 50,000 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 36,800 sh (-31.6%)
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Q1 2014

BRE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Pioneer Investments 37,300 sh (+1.36%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Eric Mindich 1,223,910 sh (-21.11%)
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BRE

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Leon Cooperman 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.09%$46.96 - $51.6 $ 6123%0
Leon Cooperman 2012-12-31 New Buy0.09%$46.46 - $50.71 $ 6126%96633
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Preferred stocks of BRE Properties, Inc.

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
BREPRDCL0.006.646.75% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 26.30
BRE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 27.30 vs. BRE: 26.30 )
BRE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.66   Max: 105.28
Current: 26.3

7.66
105.28
P/B 2.69
BRE's P/B is ranked higher than
54% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BRE: 2.69 )
BRE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 3.63
Current: 2.69

0.97
3.63
P/S 13.12
BRE's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 7.82 vs. BRE: 13.12 )
BRE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.49   Max: 14.43
Current: 13.12

3.49
14.43
PFCF 160.53
BRE's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 162.63 vs. BRE: 160.53 )
BRE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 13.28   Max: 195.93
Current: 160.53

13.28
195.93
EV-to-EBIT 63.25
BRE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 35.58 vs. BRE: 63.25 )
BRE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 42.5   Max: 334
Current: 63.25

42.5
334
PEG 5.54
BRE's PEG is ranked higher than
83% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BRE: 5.54 )
BRE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 3.33   Max: 98.06
Current: 5.54

3.33
98.06
Shiller P/E 39.15
BRE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BRE: 39.15 )
BRE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.33   Max: 41.41
Current: 39.15

10.33
41.41

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.59
BRE's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
80% of the 631 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. BRE: 2.59 )
BRE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.54   Max: 12.32
Current: 2.59

2.54
12.32
Dividend Payout 0.76
BRE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
90% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. BRE: 0.76 )
BRE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 2.24
Current: 0.76

0.45
2.24
Dividend growth (3y) 1.70
BRE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
63% of the 401 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. BRE: 1.70 )
BRE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -12.6   Max: 8.9
Current: 1.7

-12.6
8.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.21
BRE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
83% of the 616 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. BRE: 2.21 )
BRE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.17   Max: 10.53
Current: 2.21

2.17
10.53
Share Buyback Rate -7.70
BRE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. BRE: -7.70 )
BRE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.2   Max: -24
Current: -7.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.70
BRE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
57% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. BRE: 2.70 )
BRE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.28   Max: 3.36
Current: 2.7

1.28
3.36
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.60
BRE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BRE: 2.60 )
BRE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 2.62
Current: 2.6

0.61
2.62
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
BRE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. BRE: 1.20 )
BRE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 1.18
Current: 1.2

0.49
1.18
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.20
BRE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BRE: 4.20 )
BRE' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 14.51
Current: 4.2

1.22
14.51
Price/Graham Number 2.20
BRE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
66% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. BRE: 2.20 )
BRE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 6.21
Current: 2.2

0.82
6.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.60
BRE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. BRE: 1.60 )
BRE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 2.4
Current: 1.6

0.3
2.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.68
BRE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 515 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. BRE: 10.68 )
BRE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -30.7   Max: 14.3
Current: 10.68

-30.7
14.3

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Residential
Compare:RPI, EQR, AVB, PPS, MAA, UDR, HME » details
Traded in other countries:B2W.Germany
BRE Properties, Inc., a Maryland corporation was incorporated in 1970. The Company is a self-administered equity real estate investment trust, focused on the development, acquisition and management of multifamily apartment communities mainly located in the major metropolitan markets within the State of California, and in the Seattle, Washington region. At December 31, 2012, its multifamily portfolio had real estate assets with a net book value of approximately $3.4 billion, which included: 74 wholly or majority owned stabilized multifamily communities, aggregating 21,160 units in California, Washington, Arizona and Colorado; thirteen stabilized multifamily communities owned through joint venture agreements, comprised of 2864 apartment units; and seven apartment communities in various stages of construction and development. The Company's business touches personal aspects of its customers' lives - the place they call home. The power of this viewpoint is that what is good for the Company's resident is good for the company. Its Strategy are: Communicate a clear, results-oriented strategic direction, Manage its business to yield a compelling combination of income and growth, Maintain balance sheet strength and maximize financial flexibility, Respond openly and honestly to all investor and Create a valuable customer experience. It also owned two parcels of land that are in the process of entitlement and predevelopment. The Company competes with multifamily properties and real estate companies.
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BRE Properties Issues Initial 2009 Earnings Estimates Dec 21 2008 
BRE Properties Issues Initial 2009 Earnings Estimates Dec 18 2008 

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